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Spike launches +1 channel


Updated | Just after two years after first reaching UK television screens, Spike has launched a timeshift channel.

The +1 channel officially launched today on satellite, and is currently available in the UK on Sky, allowing viewers to catch-up if they've missed the start of programmes including Battlebots, Impact Wrestling or Police Interceptors.

Sky viewers can access the channel on 219.

For non-Sky UK users with satellite, the channel can be manually tuned in via satellite (tuning details below - consult your satellite receiver manual for instructions).

So far, Spike+1 isn't available on other platforms.

Part of Channel 5 / Viacom's family of channels, the addition of Spike+1 now means there is a timeshift service for all of the broadcaster's main channels, with the exception of My5, which in itself is a catch-up channel.

Since this article was published, Spike TV UK has rebranded to 5Spike.


Manual tuning - satellite 
Astra 2 (28.2-5 E) UK spotbeam
Frequency:   10.964
Polarised:   Horizontal 
Symbol Rate: 22.000
FEC:         5/6
Mode:        DVB-S, QPSK.
Service ID:  7731
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